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The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation condemns Israel’s indiscriminate bombing campaign against the Palestinian people, which has already left at least 109 dead in Gaza, including at least 27 children. We call upon the Israeli Government to cease its military escalation, attacks, and ground invasion, which result only in more bloodshed and endless cycles of reprisals.We further call upon Hamas and its leadership to cease and renounce the use of violence, and note that such actions are incompatible... Read more
The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) condemns the illegitimate military junta of Myamnar for the mass murder of more than 114 peaceful protesters this weekend. We call on all countries, the UN and its agencies, governments, businesses and peoples to join the movement to sanction, boycott, arrest, and prosecute the Myanmar military and their associates.The violent overthrow of a democratically-elected government and slaughter of peaceful protesters is abhorrent. Perpetrators must be held to... Read more
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world, our choices as people, communities, and countries will shape both how we come through this crisis and what future we will create. The Asia Pacific Greens Federation, like its member parties, encourages everyone to make choices that keep themselves and others safe. This is particularly true for those whose decisions can significantly affect the lives of others, whether in business, support services, and government. Humanity will emerge from... Read more
Climate Strike at the NZ Parliament
The Global Climate Strike  continues today in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Over 150 countries have participated including our own Federation members.  In Australia young people spoke out about their demand for action. In India young people gathered in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.  The Nepalese Youth for Climate Action took to the streets.  In the Solomon Islands, young people took to the water to show the risk of sea level rise. We support young people demanding that the powerful take action... Read more
Global Greens @ COP21
Global Greens call for unity and resolve The Global Greens call upon the governments of the world, assembled at Paris next week, to fulfil their collective responsibility for preventing dangerous climate change. (English, Spanish) Read more
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If we truly want to see the people of Vanuatu, the Philippines, and the rest of the Pacific live their lives without the constant fear and threat of climate change-related disasters, then we need to act. Read more
March 11, 2015 marks the 4th year anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The Asia Pacific Greens are calling for governments to commit to a nuclear free world and to move to clean equitable renewable energy solutions. Read more
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The Global Greens strongly condemn the barbaric act of terrorism by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacking the Peshawar school on 16 December 2014; the attack claimed 141 lives, including 132 school children.  The Global Greens urges the Government of Pakistan and the international community to bring the perpetrators to a court of justice.    The Pakistan government has indicated that TTP terrorists received direction for the Peshawar school attack from bases in Afghanistan; the Global... Read more
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The 20th meeting of parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20) in Lima, Peru, has to demonstrate that governments have the will to reach an ambitious, fair and legally binding agreement in Paris in December 2015, according to the Global Greens. Read more
Greens around the world join global day of action on 21 September The Global Greens call on the world’s leaders to commit personally at the UN Climate Summit to tackling climate change with the urgency and boldness needed to avoid catastrophic global warming. The UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September is the first big event on the road to the UNFCCC Conference of Parties in Paris in December 2015 where a binding global climate agreement is due to be completed. With just 15 months to the... Read more
Watch all Global Greens Climate Change Campaign videos from APGF members at our Youtube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSOhxjjcMrpRiVHu027zNAmiYCx5PtI4R Statements from our members are posted here. Read more
The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) wholly condemns the violence between Israel and Gaza and appeals to both the local and international communities to do whatever it takes to achieve sustainable peace and reconciliation. This war affects the entire world.  On average, Israel has killed a child in Gaza every hour, for days, in addition to countless innocent civilians; this is utterly inexcusable, unconsciable and must stop now. (1)  Israel has trapped Gazans with their rules, walls and... Read more
The Global Greens calls on the leadership in Israel and Hamas to end the vicious cycle of violence to each other and to themselves, including: 1. a sustainable ceasefire, 2. immediate and ample humanitarian aid delivery to all in need, 3. the advancement of peace negotiations free of pre-conditions, and 4. an investigation into violations of international law. Read more
On July 1, 2014, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet reinterpreted the constitution's Article 9 "peace clause" contrary to it's original intent and empowered Japan's military to take belligerent action against other countries, increasing Japan’s risk of bloody conflict in the future. The government's decision to embrace violence has already begotten violence: in protest to the Article 9 re-interpretation, a man set himself on fire in front of one of Tokyo's busiest stations - the first... Read more
Israel deployed ground troops in Gaza on July 17. On this day,  the Israeli armed forces are employing military air jets and vessels to heavily bombard the Gaza Strip. Israel, equipped with immense military power, started its attack on July 8 and caused massive casualties in Palestine. As of July 17, at least 235 people were killed and nearly 2,000 residents were injured, with children suffering similarly devastating damage. Despite the international community’s criticism, Israel turned even... Read more
On April 26th across Europe and the world, activists and citizens alike are remembering the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in Ukraine on April 26th 1986. Read more
The Global Greens whole-heartedly welcome this week’s ruling by the International Court of Justice to end Japan’s so-called ‘scientific’ whaling in Antarctic waters and not grant future permits under the current research programme. In response to a case started by Australia in 2010, the Court found that Japan’s whaling program in the Southern Ocean was not scientific and was therefore illegal under the rules of the International Whaling Commission. This decision is the culmination of a decades-... Read more